NIU STEM Café: Music as Therapy

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for monthly STEM Cafés – fun, casual gatherings where adults can eat, drink, and chat with STEM professionals about the latest scientific research. These events are FREE and open to the public. Food and drinks are available for purchase from our host restaurant.

Jamie Mayer, Associate Professor, NIU School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Lilli Bishop, Speech Language Pathologist, Northwestern Medicine Physical Therapy Center

Mayer and Bishop describe the role of music for improving communication, cognition and engagement for individuals with acquired, neurogenic cognitive-communicative disorders (problems with thinking and/or speaking following an acquired brain injury due to stroke, trauma or progressive disease).

Location:
Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant
206 E Lincoln Hwy.
DeKalb, IL 60115

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